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Credit Union Institute of Canada/Credit Union Knowledge Network (CUIC/CUSOURCE)

The CUIC/CUSOURCE currently offers two programs of study, each leading to a professional designation.

The General Studies Program (GSP) is a nine-course, university-level program that provides a general overview of credit union administration and management. The program is suitable for entry-level, supervisory, and middle-management employees of credit unions. GSP graduates are awarded the designation Fellow of the Credit Union Institute of Canada.

The Management Studies Program (MSP) is a 13-course, university-level program offering a mix of general and credit union specific courses on credit union business management. The program is suitable for credit union employees in or preparing for middle- and upper-management positions. MSP graduates are awarded the designation Associate of the Credit Union Institute of Canada.

Admission Requirements

CUIC/CUSOURCE programs are restricted to credit union employees, employees of affiliated organizations, or employees of other financial cooperatives.

The following general business courses which form part of the CUIC program requirements are offered through The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education:

CUICEquivalent Ryerson Courses
CUIC110 AccountingCACC 100
CUIC120 CommunicationsCCMN 279
CUIC130 Management/Business AdministrationCGMS 200
CUIC140 MarketingCMKT 100
CUIC150 FinanceCFIN 300
CUIC160 Organizational BehaviourCMHR 405
CUIC170 EconomicsCECN 104 or
CECN 204
CUIC180 ElectiveSelect one of:
CECN 506
CECN 605
CECN 707
CITM 102
CLAW 122
CGMS 402
CGMS 502
CMHR 522
CMHR 523
CMHR 600
 
GENERAL STUDIES PROGRAM
(Designation: Fellow)
REQUIRED COURSES

General (7)
CUIC110 Accounting
CUIC120 Communications
CUIC130 Management/Business Administration
CUIC140 Marketing
CUIC150 Finance
CUIC160 Organizational Behaviour
CUIC170 Economics

*Credit Union Specific (1)
CUIC200 The Credit Union System

ELECTIVE COURSE (1)
CUIC180 Elective
MANAGEMENT STUDIES PROGRAM
(Designation: Associate)
REQUIRED COURSES

General
(6)
CUIC110 Accounting
CUIC130 Management/Business Administration
CUIC140 Marketing
CUIC150 Finance
CUIC160 Organizational Behaviour
CUIC170 Economics

*Credit Union Specific (5)
CUIC200 The Credit Union System
CUIC210 Credit Union Consumer and Residential Mortgage Lending
CUIC225 Credit Union Financial Management
CUIC235 Credit Union Marketing and Sales Management
CUIC240 Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning

*CREDIT UNION ELECTIVE COURSES (2 of the following)
CUIC315 Credit Union Strategic Management
CUIC325 Credit Union Human Resource Management
CUIC340 Credit Union Advanced Mortgage Lending
CUIC345 Credit Union Commercial Lending
CUIC346 Credit Union Agricultural Lending
*Available only from CUIC/CUSOURCE.

 

Note: Course requirements CUIC110, CUIC130, CUIC140, CUIC150, CUIC160, CUIC170, and CUIC200 are the same in the General Studies and Management Studies Programs. For information regarding credit union specific courses or course substitutions/directives, please contact: The Registrar, 300 The East Mall, Etobicoke, ON, M9B 6B7, 1.800.267.2842.

Distance Education

The following courses are available in a distance education format.

CACC 100   Accounting:  Introductory Financial Accounting
CCMN 279   Communication:  Introduction to Professional Communication
CECN 104   Economics:  Introductory Microeconomics
CECN 204   Economics:  Introductory Macroeconomics
CECN 506   Economics:  Money and Banking
CECN 707   Economics:  Economics of International Trade
CFIN 300   Finance:  Managerial Finance I
CGMS 200   Global Management:  Introduction to Global Management
CITM 102   Information Technology Management:  Business Information Systems I
CLAW 122   Law:  Business Law
CMHR 405   Human Resources:  Organizational Behaviour
CMHR 523   Human Resources:  Human Resources Management
CMKT 100   Marketing:  Principles of Marketing